Hammurabi's Code

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The Code Do you think Hammurabi’s code is just? Hammurabi’s code is an eye for an eye, which means if you poke my eye out I poke yours out.The rules differ based on gender and social class.Most people probably did not agree with these laws but they were too scared to oppose Hammurabi because they would get a harsh punishment . Hammurabi 's code was made in Babylonia 1595 and lasted until 1894. In my opinion Hammurabi’s code was not just. I don 't think that Hammurabi 's code was just because it doesn 't give people any time to fix the problems that they made. It gives them no justice.Whether purpose or accident, the harshness level of your punishment will be the same. For instance, if you kill a free man, your
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